Irresistible October Quotes For Autumn Feels

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October is special for a lot of people because of one day – The No Bra Day. Just kidding. It’s special because of Halloween of course. It’s ironic that we have to wait for the whole damn month to pass to get to Halloween.

Besides Halloween, October has some other things going for it. We got settled well into Autumn by now. Pumpkin spice is mixed in everything and we’re still not sick of it!

What do you like the most about October?

Holidays In October

There are some interesting holidays in October:

  • October 1 – International Coffee Day
  • October 1 – International Day of Older Persons
  • October 1 – National Hair Day
  • October 1 – World Vegetarian Day
  • October 2 – International Day of Non-Violence
  • October 2 – National Name Your Car Day
  • October 2 – World Smile Day
  • October 4 – World Animal Day
  • October 5 – National Get Funky Day
  • October 5 – National Kiss a Wrestler Day
  • October 5 – National Do Something Nice Day
  • October 5 – World Teachers’ Day
  • October 6 – World Cerebral Palsy Day
  • October 9 – World Post Day
  • October 10 – National Hug a Drummer Day
  • October 10 – World Mental Health Day
  • October 13 – National No Bra Day
  • October 15 – Global Handwashing Day
  • October 16 – Global Cat Day
  • October 17 – National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day
  • October 17 – National Pay Back a Friend Day
  • October 21 – National Check Your Meds Day
  • October 22 – International Stuttering Awareness Day
  • October 31 – Halloween
  • See the whole list here

October really has so many interesting holidays, international and national days that I could fill the whole post with them. Click on the link above to see the complete list of holidays in October.

Facts About The Month Of October

What Is So Special About The Month Of October

  • October is the tenth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars
  • It’s also the sixth of seven months to have a length of 31 days
  • The eighth month in the old calendar, October retained its name (from the Latin and Greek ôctō meaning “eight”) after January and February were inserted into the calendar
  • October is commonly associated with the season of autumn in the Northern hemisphere and with spring in the Southern hemisphere
  • October’s birthstones are the tourmaline and opal
  • Its birth flower is the calendula
  • The zodiac signs for this month are Libra (until October 22) and Scorpio (from October 23)

October Quotes

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.”

― L. M. Montgomery

October Quotes

“October, baptize me with leaves! Swaddle me in corduroy and nurse me with split pea soup. October, tuck tiny candy bars in my pockets and carve my smile into a thousand pumpkins. O autumn! O teakettle! O grace!”
― Rainbow Rowell

“Ah, September! You are the doorway to the season that awakens my soul… but I must confess that I love you only because you are a prelude to my beloved October.”
― Peggy Toney Horton

“First of all, it was October, a rare month for boys.”
― Ray Bradbury

“There is something in October sets the gypsy blood astir: We must rise and follow her, When from every hill of flame She calls, and calls each vagabond by name.”
― William Bliss

“October proved a riot a riot to the senses and climaxed those giddy last weeks before Halloween.”

― Keith Donohue

October Quotes

“Chicago is an October sort of city even in spring.”
― Nelson Algren

“The crickets still sing in October. And lilly, she’s trying to bloom. Tho she’s resting her head on the shoulder of death, she still shines by the light of the moon.”
― Kevin Dalton

“October had tremendous possibility. The summer’s oppressive heat was a distant memory, and the golden leaves promised a world full of beautiful adventures. They made me believe in miracles.”
― Sarah Guillory

“I remember it as October days are always remembered, cloudless, maple-flavored, the air gold and so clean it quivers.”

― Leif Enger

October Quotes

“Ah, Lovely October, as you usher in the season that awakens my soul, your awesome beauty compels my spirit to soar like an leaf caught in an autumn breeze and my heart to sing like a heavenly choir.”
― Peggy Toney Horton

“He loved October. Had always loved it. There was something sad and beautiful about it – the ending and beginning of things.”
― Jacqueline Woodson

“Autumn serenades the breeze into dancing a cha cha cha; the mountains echo in the background. October sky never looked more charming nor the sublime leaves of the trees so graceful.”
― Avijeet Das

“It must be October, the trees are falling away and showing their true colors.”

― Charmaine J Forde

October Quotes

“When I look at a pumpkin muffin, I see the brilliant orange glow of a sugar maple in its full autumnal glory. I see the crisp blue sky of October, so clear and restorative and reassuring. I see hayrides, and I feel Halloween just around the corner, kids dressed up in homemade costumes, bobbing for apples and awaiting trick or treat. I think of children dressed as Pilgrims in a pre-school parade, or a Thanksgiving feast, the bounty of harvest foods burdening a table with its goodness. I picture pumpkins at a farmer’s market, piled happy and high, awaiting a new home where children will carve them into scary faces or mothers will bake them into a pie or stew.”
― Jenny Gardiner

“October has broken my heart before…”
― Nitya Prakash

“You don’t waste October sunshine. Soon the old autumn sun would bed down in cloud blankets and there would be weeks of gray rain before it finally decided to snow.”
― Katherine Arden

“I wish that every day was Saturday and every month was October.”
― Charmaine J. Forde

October Quotes

“Everyone tends to think of October as being an autumn month. Not so much in south Alabama, usually. There, it’s another warm, if not hot, summer month.”
― JF Smith

“It was normal for it to rain, but in October- who could forget the rains of October?”
― Ondjaki

“We were letting go of October, relinquishing color,
readying ourselves for streets lacquered with ice,
the town closed like a walnut, locked inside the cold.”
― Mark Perlberg

“What could be more exciting than an October day? It’s your birthday, Fourth of July and Christmas all rolled into one.”

― Peggy Toney Horton

October Quotes

“Although I was born in April, I’m quite certain I was not fully awake until October~”
― Peggy Toney Horton

“In October I confessed my love for her, and she allowed me to kiss her.”
― Ivan Bunin

“After the keen still days of September, the October sun filled the world with mellow warmth…The maple tree in front of the doorstep burned like a gigantic red torch. The oaks along the roadway glowed yellow and bronze. The fields stretched like a carpet of jewels, emerald and topaz and garnet. Everywhere she walked the color shouted and sang around her…In October any wonderful unexpected thing might be possible.”
― Elizabeth George Speare

“October sunshine bathed the park with such a melting light that it had the dimmed impressive look of a landscape by an old master.”

― Elizabeth Enright

October Quotes

“This is October for me: Withdrawing into my own world, blocking out everything except the beauty of the season, my reflections and my relationship with God, I find that this is enough to sustain me through the long, cold, winter – and beyond…”
― Peggy Toney Horton

“At the edge you will always remember me, at the edge you will last be remembered, where sanity and insanity come together, for the time, then separates. Like leaves on October trees, that color the world, but for a moment, then leave.”
― Anthony Liccione

“Listen! The wind is rising, and the air is wild with leaves,
We have had our summer evenings, now for October eves!”
― Humbert Wolfe

Autumn Quotes

“the fallen leaves in the forest seemed to make even the ground glow and burn with light”
― Malcolm Lowry

“Autumn flings her fiery cloak over the sumac, beech and oak.”
― Susan Lendroth

“But when fall comes, kicking summer out on its treacherous ass as it always does one day sometime after the midpoint of September, it stays awhile like an old friend that you have missed. It settles in the way an old friend will settle into your favorite chair and take out his pipe and light it and then fill the afternoon with stories of places he has been and things he has done since last he saw you.”
― Stephen King

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”

― Albert Camus

Autumn Quotes

“You expected to be sad in the fall. Part of you died each year when the leaves fell from the trees and their branches were bare against the wind and the cold, wintery light. But you knew there would always be the spring, as you knew the river would flow again after it was frozen. When the cold rains kept on and killed the spring, it was as though a young person died for no reason.”
― Ernest Hemingway

“It looked like the world was covered in a cobbler crust of brown sugar and cinnamon.”
― Sarah Addison Allen

“I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.”
― Henry David Thoreau

“Fall has always been my favorite season. The time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale.”

― Lauren DeStefano

Autumn Quotes

“Autumn is the hardest season. The leaves are all falling, and they’re falling like
they’re falling in love with the ground.”
― Andrea Gibson

“No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face.”
―  John Donne

“I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house.”
― Nathaniel Hawthorne

“Aprils have never meant much to me, autumns seem that season of beginning, spring.”

― Truman Capote

Autumn Quotes

“At no other time (than autumn) does the earth let itself be inhaled in one smell, the ripe earth; in a smell that is in no way inferior to the smell of the sea, bitter where it borders on taste, and more honeysweet where you feel it touching the first sounds. Containing depth within itself, darkness, something of the grave almost.”
― Rainer Maria Rilke

“Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year.”
― Chad Sugg

“Her pleasure in the walk must arise from the exercise and the day, from the view of the last smiles of the year upon the tawny leaves and withered hedges, and from repeating to herself some few of the thousand poetical descriptions extant of autumn–that season of peculiar and inexhaustible influence on the mind of taste and tenderness–that season which has drawn from every poet worthy of being read some attempt at description, or some lines of feeling.”
― Jane Austen

“Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons.”

― Jim Bishop

Autumn Quotes

“He found himself wondering at times, especially in the autumn, about the wild lands, and strange visions of mountains that he had never seen came into his dreams.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien

“Is not this a true autumn day? Just the still melancholy that I love – that makes life and nature harmonise. The birds are consulting about their migrations, the trees are putting on the hectic or the pallid hues of decay, and begin to strew the ground, that one’s very footsteps may not disturb the repose of earth and air, while they give us a scent that is a perfect anodyne to the restless spirit. Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.”
―  George Eliot

“There is something incredibly nostalgic and significant about the annual cascade of autumn leaves.”
― Joe L. Wheeler

“She looked like autumn, when leaves turned and fruit ripened.”

― Sarah Addison Allen

Autumn Quotes

“Autumn is as joyful and sweet as an untimely end.”
― Remy de Gourmont

“The autumn leaves blew over the moonlit pavement in such a way as to make the girl who was moving there seem fixed to a sliding walk, letting the motion of the wind and the leaves carry her forward. […] The trees overhead made a great sound of letting down their dry rain.”
― Ray Bradbury

“Days decrease, / And autumn grows, autumn in everything.”
― Robert Browning

“Autumn is the mellower season, and what we lose in flowers we more than gain in fruits.”

― Samuel Butler

Autumn Quotes

“Or maybe spring is the season of love and fall the season of mad lust. Spring for flirting but fall for the untamed delicious wild thing.”
― Elizabeth Cohen

“The tints of autumn…a mighty flower garden blossoming under the spell of the enchanter, frost.”
― John Greenleaf Whittier

“Give me juicy autumnal fruit, ripe and red from the orchard.”
― Walt Whitman

“Night, which in Autumn seems to fall from the sky so suddenly, chilled us…”

― Jules Barbey d’Aurevilly

Autumn Quotes

Famous People Born In October

Actors Born In October

  • Zach Galifianakis
  • Julie Andrews
  • Lena Headey
  • Clive Owen
  • Dakota Johnson
  • Susan Sarandon
  • Jesse Eisenberg
  • Kate Winslet
  • Matt Damon
  • Lena Heady
  • Luke Perry
  • Hugh Jackman
  • Sacha Baron Cohen
  • Tim Robbins
  • Zac Efron
  • John Krasinski
  • Seth MacFarlane

Singers And Musicians Born In October

  • Sting
  • Gwen Stefani
  • Bruno Mars
  • Flea
  • Eminem
  • Snoop Dogg
  • Drake

Scientists, Artists & Other Notables Born In October

  • Simon Cowell
  • Joy Behar
  • R. L. Stine
  • Guillermo del Toro
  • Norm MacDonald
  • Jon Favreau
  • Trey Parker
  • Jason Reitman
  • Danny Boyle
  • Tom Petty
  • Spike Jonze